EL240410P2A1: Freelance - Senior Business Controller (ASAP, 20% remote/ Brussels, 8 months)

Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie  ‐ Hybrid
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Finance Accounting Dutch French Industrial Engineering Purchasing Process Regulatory Requirements Budgeting Performance Monitor SAP IS


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Within the Finance division, the ETB Controlling organization is an essential partner of the company and its components in achieving its strategic objectives. Our main goal is creating value for the company and its stakeholders. To achieve this, we advise business, optimize the resources allocation, monitor performance and check that the accounting and regulatory framework is respected.

As a Business Controller service, the service will accompany the Customers, Markets & System division, which is at the heart of the energy transition that Elia is actively driving.
CMS activities range from real-time network balancing to market product development, Customer relations and the design of the electricity network of the future.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Elaborate the business plan and the budgets with the business (>100M€/year).
• Within your scope, monitor the budget throughout the year and advise the business on how to achieve its financial and operational objectives.
• Ensure the periodic distribution of relevant information to managers. Identify and analyse the causes of discrepancies between reality and the budget, propose corrective measures and ensure the follow-up.
• Prepare and write reports for the regulator to meet regulatory requirements.
• Analyse the economic and organisational aspects of Elia's activities in order to improve procedures, working methods and tools, particularly in the purchasing cycle and in the valuation of services.
• Exchange economic and organisational drivers with the senior management with a view to formulating recommendations (interpretation of legislation, decisions of the regulator, economic simulations, etc.).
• Lead or collaborate on cross-functional projects within the business to accommodate the required acceleration of activities.

• Master's degree in (applied) economics, commercial or civil or industrial engineering.
• At least 5 years of professional experience, including at least 3 years as a business controller (or similar position)
• Fluent in French or Dutch and English.
• Rigorous, analytical and critical.
• Like to work independently and create insights in a lot of data.
• Communicate assertively but diplomatically to achieve results.
• The empathy and maturity to build relationships with your internal customers and management.
• Think outside the box, to question the needs and the existing situation.
• Familiar with MS Office tools. Knowledge of SAP is a plus.

- Start: ASAP, 8 months, extension possible
- Workload: 5 days per week
- Location: Working location will be mainly in the Brussels area (homeworking possible 2-3 days a week)

Important: There many agencies looking for the same role, but we can guarantee the lowest rate. To ensure a successful deal, we ask you not to introduce yourself to other agencies at a lower price than with us!

We look forward to receiving your application via mail!
Your team from joyIT Berlin
Start date
100% (5 days per week)
6 months
(extension possible)
joyIT Berlin
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Contact person:
Michael Hoehne
Project ID:
Energy Industry
Contract type
20 % remote
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